External Examiner – Postgradute Provision – Advanced Practice

Opening Date:
30 Jun 2020
Closing Date:
7 Aug 2020
Salary Range:

The School is seeking to appoint an Advanced Practice external examiner to a range of modules within our post-registration suite of programmes. The remit involves assessment of theory modules relating to:

NURS11141 Advanced Clinical Practice
NURS11142 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology in Ad
NURS11012 Independent Study (HSCE)
NURS11049 Quality Improvement in Healthcare
NURS11133 Assessment and Decision Making in Advanced Practice
NURS11148 NMC Assessment and Decision Making in Advanced Practice
NURS11017 Leadership for Effectiveness
NURS11149 NMC Leadership for Effectiveness

External examiner responsibilities include moderation of assessments, completion of an annual monitoring report and attendance at subject panels where student marks are ratified. A schedule of subject panels per academic session will be made available and external examiners would be expected to attend one per academic year. The School uses an electronic marking system associated with the originality checking programme Turnitin, called Grademark. External examiners are required to make use of the system during the external moderation process (this being accessible through Moodle Virtual Learning Environment).

Experienced and new external examiners will be considered provided the applicant has the relevant professional qualification(s) and experience. Relevant professional experience in the fields of Advanced clinical practice, NMC Registration and a valid teaching qualification are essential requirements for this post.

The appointment will be with effect from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2024.

Full details of the programmes and modules will be provided to appointees and an online induction will be provided by the University following appointment. Further information about UWS policy for external examiners is available at:

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